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Positive and Negative Nationalism

Aug 24, 2016 Positive and Negative Nationalism In my last post we talked about the duality of negative and positive nationalism. A problem with this topic is that people as a whole are fairly black and white about it. They are either all in – “My country right or wrong,” or all out and look with a jaundice eye on any sign of patriotism. I submit that both extremes are wrong and as usual the seeker must use some good judgment to find points of truth at the middle. Let us examine the words and DK and our common sense on the subject and ascertain what ingredients of nationalism are on the positive and the negative sides. The first question we want to ask is this. Which ingredients lead to … [Read More...]